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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid to Venice by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Venice  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Venice (VCE) MAD - VCE

$83 - $297

Cheapest option

Fly to Bologna, train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bologna (BLQ) MAD - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia S.Lucia

$61 - $273

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Fly to Verona, train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Verona (VRN) MAD - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S.Lucia

$88 - $380

Train  •  18 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E
  4. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  5. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia S.Lucia Fr

$259 - $384

Bus ALSA  •  31 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Venecia

$100 - $150

Bus Atlassib  •  32 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Padova

Drive  •  17 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Venice 1142 miles

$270 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Venice is to fly which costs 70€ - 260€ and takes 5 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Venice is to fly which costs 70€ - 260€ and takes 5 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Venecia. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 31 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Venice. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Venezia S.Lucia via Barcelona Sants, Valence TGV, Chambery-Challes-E and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 52 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Venice is 1417 km. The road distance is 1827.1 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Venice without a car is to train which takes 18 h 52 min and costs 220€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Madrid to Venice, including transfers.

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Madrid to Venice bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid to Venice train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Venice is to fly which takes 5 h 19 min and costs 70€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 220€ - 340€ and takes 18 h 52 min, you could also bus, which costs 85€ - 140€ and takes 31 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Venice.
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  • Distance: 885.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Venice, Italy?

Air Europa, Iberia and seven other airlines fly from Madrid to Venice hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Venice via Barcelona Sants, Valence TGV, Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 18 h 52 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Madrid to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Verona
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Madrid to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Bologna via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Venecia
Ave. Duration
31 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
alsa.com
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Madrid to Padova
Ave. Duration
29 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
atlassib.es

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Madrid to Venice bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Venecia station.

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Madrid to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Venezia S.Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Venice is 1827 km. It takes approximately 17 h 15 min to drive from Madrid to Venice.

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Air Europa, Air France, KLM and five other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Venice Airport.

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Book your Madrid to Venice bus tickets online with ALSA.

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There are 4013+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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